* Rare * W.B. Yeats Responsibilities And Other Poems First Thus 1916


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Author : W.B. Yeats  

Title: Responsibilities and Other Poems

Publisher:  First Edition Thus Published By Macmillan and Co London 1916………………………….. (see pictures) 

Condition Of book : This is a Very Good Copy of this book in blue cloth boards with gilt embossed design lavishly in gilt designed by Sturge Moore.No Dust-Jacket.The book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness and the contents are lovely bright and clean without any foxing.The book was First Published in 1914 by the Cuala Press.This updated Edition is rather different with a further Nineteen Poems from The Green Helmet.This copy has 2 ‘Presentation Copy’ blind stamps to the title page and also to the contents page.They are both roundels.Book has a strong firm binding with NO hinge weakness.No turned corners to text etc.8vo 188pp First Thus [1916]  

** Beginning in 1895 with Poems and in 1899 with The Wind among the Reeds Yeats published poems typically with a dreamlike atmosphere and replete with reference to Irish folklore and legends. … Responsibilities begins with Yeats‘ obscure and anonymous epigraph attributed to “an old play”: “In dreams begins responsibility.” ** 

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